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From riding and training tips, to veterinary and confidence advice, our expert advice section has everything you need to make the most out of your time with your horse.

Stride guide

Do you ever feel a little unsure when you’re trying to work out distances between your poles? Follow Horse&Rider’s guide to help you get started Read Article

Tina Fletcher’s top jumping tips

If the exercises in last month’s feature inspired you to up your jumping game, why not have a go at a few more of showjumper Tina Fletcher’s favourites? Read Article

Create a confident horse with Lucinda Fredericks

Ride like the professionals and use your time outside the arena to build a confident horse, develop your partnership with your horse and boldly go hacking with Olympic eventer Lucinda Fredericksf Read Article

How to recognise ringworm

Ringworm is the most common fungal skin infection in horses. Vet Poppy Mitchell, from Wensum Valley Vets, explains how to recognise and deal with the problem swiftly to prevent it spreading Read Article

Coping with Cushing’s

Cushing’s disease, or PPID, is being diagnosed in more and more horses, but what can you do to manage the condition and keep your horse happy and healthy? Vet Becky Lees explains Read Article

Laminitis – everything you need to know

The word laminitis strikes fear into any horse owner who’s experienced it, but did you realise your horse could be as at risk as any other? Danica Pollard from the Animal Health Trust explains why and what you can do to prevent it Read Article

Travelling tips for you and your horse

Travelling your horse can open up a whole world of opportunities. H&R explains how to do it safely and without stress Read Article

Autumn laminitis

Laminitis is usually associated with a flush of new spring grass, but mild, wet autumn weather can also spell trouble for your horse. Rachel Dyke explains what you can do to minimise the risk Read Article

16 top clipping tips

A woolly winter coat might be a necessary survival tool in the wild, but it’s often more of a hindrance for domesticated horses. We’ve got some great tips to help you get the perfect clip Read Article

How to deal with losing your horse

It’s something no one wants to think about, but at some point every owner experiences the pain of losing their beloved horse. H&R helps you make sense of moving forward Read Article

How to manage and prevent stable vices

A horse with a stable vice can be frustrating and even upsetting, but what can you do to manage, reduce and prevent them? Read Article

How to prevent and manage stable vices

A horse with stable vices can be frustrating and even upsetting, but what can you do to manage, reduce and prevent them? Read Article

Our tips for buying and selling horses online

There are various ways to buy and sell horses online, however, making your advert appeal to the right buyer, and avoiding scammers, can be tricky. Follow the Horse&Rider guide, to ensure you avoid the pitfalls. Read Article

Confused by insurance?

Insurance needs to be tailored to your specific needs. Find out what cover you might need from Carriagehouse Insurance's Fiona Gordon-Clarke Read Article

Make sense of insurance excess

The excess you choose depends on your budget and why you are buying insurance, says Guy Prest of KBIS British Equestrian Insurance Read Article

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